As the tax deadline nears, residents of some states are bearing the brunt of it more than others.
Another tax season has begun for freelancers and other self-employed workers.
The Internal Revenue Service will start the upcoming 2015 tax-filing season on Tuesday, Jan. 20, with reinstated deductions to help taxpayers, the agency said in a news release. The agency also encouraged taxpayers and tax practitioners to take a fresh look at the “many benefits of e-filing. “Everyone should try e-file. It’s safe, easy, fast and accurate. I strongly recommend that taxpayers try it,” IRS spokesman Mark Green said. In addition, Green offer highlights that taxpayers should watch for as they file tax returns for 2014: